Whiplash Reform Programme: What This Means

As a taxi driver, you are out on the road every day. While we all prioritise both the safety of ourselves and our passengers when driving, accidents aren’t always preventable. According to this Department for Transport Report, there were 131,220 casualties from road traffic accidents of all severities in the year ending June 2020. That’s […]

Your Guide To Becoming A Taxi Driver

For generations, communities have placed trust on their local taxi firm to support them with all their transportation needs. From airport drop-offs to the last-minute booking after a heavy night out with your closest friends, they have undoubtedly been at the heart of many of our towns, and for that, we are entirely grateful. Becoming […]

Broking Success: Driving Forward

Patons Insurance managing director Darren Roberts tells Insurance Age why the broker got into the taxi insurance sector and how it has coped with the pandemic   When and why was your business set up? The business was set-up in 1984 and I got involved in 2010, when I met Billy Paton, who was the […]

Cleanliness Is For Life, Not Just COVID: How To Maintain Your Standards Moving Forward

Our industry has never stood still, and as a community, that is something we should all be very proud of. From implementing tech booking systems to upgrading our fleets to create the ultimate passenger experience, we really have done it all. However, the realities of COVID-19 hit our people the hardest. The general public were […]

How To Prepare Your Taxi For The Country Reopening

We’re almost there, folks. After 12 months of uncertainty, doom and gloom, the UK finally has a roadmap out of the COVID-19 pandemic. The country is going to start moving again VERY soon, and bringing with it much needed support and income to the taxi and private hire industry. Patons Insurance are here to provide […]

Easier ways to Recommend your Friends

TAXI INSURED WITH PATONS? NOW EVERYBODY WINS Taxi Drivers know that what goes around, comes around. As a valued customer, you know us, and we know you. It’s about mutual respect and trust. We all want to continue to succeed in this industry together, right? With Patons, you win, we win, and now your taxi […]